Schwartz Semerdjian partner Dick Semerdjian has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2020 Edition) in the fields of Labor & Employment and Personal Injury. This is the 11th straight year that Dick has been selected for this honor. Congratulations, Dick!
Schwartz Semerdjian partner John Moot has been elected Vice Chair of the South County Economic Development Council. South County EDC, the nonprofit organization responsible for economic development in South Bay, promotes education and encourages economic development in the South San Diego and Baja regions. Board members will be tasked with helping to see the successful planning, promotion and implementation of South County EDC events and initiatives, including the annual South County Economic Development Council Summit. Congratulations, John!
During the Utility Consumer Action Network’s 35th Anniversary Celebration, Schwartz Semerdjian partner John Moot was honored as a distinguished alumni of USD School of Law and USD’s Center for Public Interest Law for both his community involvement and legal work in the public interest. Along with John, UCAN also honored USD School of Law Professor Bob Fellmeth and California State Senator Ben Hueso, Chair of the Senate Energy Committee. SSCM was the Public Interest Law Champion sponsor for the 35th annual awards event. Congratulations, John!
On June 20, 2019, Schwartz Semerdjian partner Sarah Evans will present "Is Your Employee Handbook Ironclad?" to the Associated Subcontractors Alliance. Sarah will speak to mandatory, recommended, and optional policies to include in your handbook; common mistakes employers make in their handbooks and how to avoid them; and how to be certain your policies and procedures comply with California's new harassment-prevention laws that require all employers with five or more employees to train all workers. Click here for the seminar flyer.
Schwartz Semerdjian partners Ross Schwartz and Dick Semerdjian are co- guest lecturers at the University of San Diego School of Law Negotiations Class. Ross will address the topic of business and transactional negotiations from the perspective of a practicing business attorney while Dick will focus on the topic of the techniques required to effectively and ethically negotiate the settlement of lawsuits from the perspective of a trial attorney.